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CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's efforts to protect its spectacular natural environment. air pollution regulations require special summer and winter gasoline blends in the state. refineries are making that seasonal switch now. but that reduces supply which was already tight after a fire in august shut down part of a chevron refinery at richmond near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. but in addition there is something in the environment. >> reporter: doctors are doing clinical trials to find a cure. meanwhile the best thing for them to do is prevent a serious allergic reaction. that means scrutinizing the food labels, avoiding many restaurants. >> every decision, every single bite, it is a life or death situation. >> reporter: their 9-year-old son brandon has a severe allergy to peanuts. he doesn't even need to eat it or touch it. >> he got a hug from a relative that had eaten nuts earlier. >> they carry an epinephrine pen everywhere. >> you can inject it right through your clothing. >> in case of a reaction, they inject the medication from the epinephrine pen. it requires schools to carry the epi pens to treat any student with an emergency. >> 25% of those times when this is an incident at school, it's an undiagnosed food allergy. >> reporter: they are lobbying congress to pass the legislation. it is just one way he's urging people to take food allergies seriously. >> be vigilant, don't take it lightly. go get your child checked. it's a life-changing event to lose a chil
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of the problem, the effort to protect the environment. air pollution regulations requires special summer and winter blends and supplies were reduced after the fire in august shut down a chevron refinery. last week a power failure knocked out a refinery in southern california. >> once the winter blend gas comes in we will see prices drop. it takes retail price as week or two to incorporate that. >> winter blend gas evaporates more quickly to protect air quality during smog season. >> the air qualityenth would be minimal -- quality effect would be minimal. >> reporter: it isn't going to be soon enough for people who need their cars. >> thank you so much. if you want to try to save cash we will help, go to www.cbs5.com/gas and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> thieves stole a thousand gallons worth of gas from a station in roseville. the manager says they struck three separate times, disabling the pump. surveillancesurveillance cameras caught them two more times. that is when a cashier recognized recognized the truck and took down the license plate. >>> the search continues fo
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
-growth environment. >> reporter: michelle meyer is senior u.s. economist for bank of america. 100,000 plus jobs is healthy but not impressive. ut and think about what we've come off of, the deepest postwar recession and we're adding about 100,000 or so jobs a month. it's not sufficient. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is due to the growth in part-time jobs. ve i didn't even get responses to my resumes. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in a chicago restaurant. when she couldn't find full time work as a home designer. >> i'm almost at a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. i'm not confident in the economy. >> reporter: 40% of the enemployed have been out of work six months or more. that number did not drop last dnth. ded chairman ben bernanke said this week his concern is that t iwth just isn't fast enough to put people back to work. >> pelley: anthony, you 5entioned that about 150,000 ngbs are being created each atnth lately. fhat kind of difference does that make to the 12 million people who are still unemployed? r> not muc
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and training, one demotion and two will be terminated. >> policing in that kind of environment is very difficult, obviously, but we are trained professionals. we hold our officers accountable for their actions. >> reporter: the chief reports his department received more than 1100 complaints for demonstrations last october and november and this january. the most common infraction was for officers who failed to turn on their videocameras. indy bay and other websites posted videos of some of those officers who didn't have a camera on. other infractions are excessive use of force and false reporting. >> we have thrown the officers under the bus with this report. we should be prosecuting criminals in oakland. >> reporter: very upset man from the oakland police officers association insists his officers will get a fair hearing through this disciplinary process. >>> a popular restaurant no more tonight. an early-morning fire ripped through the "squat & gobble" restaurant in the west portal neighborhood. ken bastida has more where the mayor just took a tour. >> reporter: he showed up this after
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 1:35am PDT
, but it is still indicative of a slow go environment. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is attributed to the growth of part-time jobs. >> i didn't even get responses to my resume. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in a restaurant when she could not find full-time work as a home designer. >> it forces two in the bush. i'm not confident in the economy. >> reporter: well as you might expect, president obama and mitt romney saw today's job numbers much differently. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> so it looks like unemployment is getting better, but the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the work force, the day that the president got elected while the unemployment rate would be around 11%. and that's the real reality of what's happening on out there. >> 40% of the unemployed have been out of work six months or more. that number did not drop last month. economists say we need to add
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
environment. do you think you are ready for that? >> i know i'm ready for that because i've been trained the last five years. >> reporter: baumgartner, a 43-year-old austrian and elite sky diver will rise before daybreak and be lifted by a helium balloon. the assent will take three hours. temperatures will fall as low as minus 70 degrees. once he jumps, baumgartner wearing a pressurized suit will be in free fall for five minutes. his top speed could hit 700 miles per hour. he'll become the first human in free fall to break the speed of sound. >> nobody can tell me what happens to the human body in free fall when you fly super sonic speed. >> reporter: joe kittinger has held the skydiving record since 1960 when the air force captain jumped from 19 miles up. kittinger now 84 is helping to train baumgartner to break his record. >> we have better suits and better equipment but the danger is still there. hasn't changed a bit. >> reporter: nasa and the u.s. air force will monitor baumgartner's jump to learn about high altitude limits on the human body. are you understandably nervous about that
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> and the university is looking foremost to whether or not it has an environment in which african americans or hispanic students don't feel like spokespersons for their races. >> reporter: abigail fisher's lawyer, bert rein, calls college diversity important but not if it discriminates. >> the absence of equal protection was a sin in this country for a long, long time, and we're simply trying to say those rights belong to everybody. >> reporter: several of the justices seem conflicted about that 2003 decision that allows the use of race to achieve college diversity. the author of that decision, sandra day o'connor, was watching these arguments in the courtroom. scott, either way, the future of affirmative action at hundreds of colleges and universities is now in play and riding on this decision. >> pelley: wyatt, as you mentioned, enrollment at the university of texas is nearly 50% white, about 18.5% hispanic, 15% asian and 4.5% black. anna werner found that on the campus, opinions are divided. >> and this is the famous photo. >> reporter: heman sweatt's great uncle went on to become the first african
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
by changes in the environment. and john blackstone tells us about that. >> reporter: on the shores of washington state's olympic peninsula, bill dewey is a farmer, a shellfish farmer. he's been raising oysters, clams, and muscles for 30 years. >> i'm in shellfish heaven. it is just a gift of nature. mpsthe hatchery pumps in seawater to nurture baby oysters, this looks like dark igter when you first look at it but in fact there are 20 million baby oysters in this little tank in front of us here. >> >> reporter: but suddenly the ocean water is preventing new oysters from forming shells. they die. >> it dissolves the shells of of oysters. >> reporter: they're very vulnerable. ibed theibed the die-off to hundreds of scientists in monterey, california. they call is ocean -terification, and with google, produced a globe showing the long-term impact. the deepening red illustrates the expected rise in ocean acid levels over the next three centuries. what is turning the oceans to acid is carbon dioxide from cars and factories. 30% of co2 released into the atmosphere is absorbed by the ocean
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
into politics out of an ideological background, maybe the academic environment or a writer or some people come out of a practical background. he comes out of a practical business background. the reason i like him as president, this is what we need right now, a practical man. i think president obama is overwhelmed by too much ideology too often and can't see his way through it. i think he has an unrealistic view of the islamic extremist movement. i think it's almost like a fantasy world about it. >> mayor rudy giuliani, good to see you. thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> convicted child sex abuser jerry sandusky is saying in his own words that he didn't do it. a sentencing hearing is now under way in bellefonte, pennsylvania, for the former penn state assistant football coach. armen keteyian file this had report before heading inside the courtroom. >> reporter: jerry sandusky is now inside courtroom number two. just under a little three months ago, he was convicted on 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young boys. he is expected to do what he did not do at his trial, to stand up and profess
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 7:30am PDT
the environment in the corporation, in washington. he literally talked about how he did it in massachusetts with 70% of the people being democrats who had the job. >> what do the conservatives do and this is mitt romney's move to the middle? >> they will grint their teeth and appreciate it as long as he is moving upward in the polls. we haven't seen if he is going to get bounce at all. >> theyit's the al davis philosophy, just win baby. believe he gets the bump. i believe the bump will come from the crisp nature of his responses. he sounded like the common man. he didn't sound like bane capital exploiting everybody who was part of a 97% for the 3%. he sounded like the guy from the streets. he sounded like the guy that i walk by almost everyday working on a job on the city payroll. >> conservatives want him to go at obama, to express anger and frustration. that's a lot what he did. it's amazing. i never thought i would hear willie brown's people say that. i would grab the segment and turn it in to a commercial. >> i'm being very candid. as a matter of fact for example you readily column, you
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. but in addition, there's something in the environment. >> reporter: doctors like nadeau are doing clinical trials to find a cure. meanwhile, the best thing families can do is prevent a serious allergic reaction. for sharon and jimmy wong of san mateo, that means painstakingly scrutinizing food labels and avoiding many restaurants. >> every decision, every, single bite, is a life-or-death decision. >> reporter: their 9-year-old son brandon has a severe allergy to peanuts. he doesn't even have to eat it or touch it. >> he got a hug from a relative that had eaten nuts earlier and he threw up within 20 minutes. >> reporter: the wongs carry an epinephrine pen everywhere. >> reporter: you can inject it right through clothing. in the case of an anaphylactic reaction, parents inject the medicine from the epi-pen to keep the child alive while they race to the emergency room. wongs propose to have schools required to carry epi-pens to treat any students with that emergency. >> 20% of times it's undiagnosed food allergy in school. >> reporter: hamm is lobbying congress to pass the epi-pen legislation one wa
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in that kind of environment is very difficult, obviously, but we are trained professionals. we hold our staff accountable for their actions. >> reporter: the chief reports his department received more than 1100 complaints for demonstrations last october and november and this january. the most common infraction was for officers who failed to turn on their videocameras. indy bay and other websites posted videos of some of those officers who didn't have a camera on. other infractions are excessive use of force and false reporting. >> the city has thrown its hard working officers with a vocation to protect the citizens under the bus with this report. this city is entirely for exampled on persecuting officers and not prosecuting criminals that are preying on the citizens of oakland. >> reporter: barry doneland of the police union says those 44 officers is 8% of the police force but also points out that exactly zero members of the police brass or city leadership, allen, face any discipline for what many people regard as a poorly planned and botched operation in the first place. >> just thinking, jo
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the price $4.37 a gallon and right now in this gas price environment, this is considered a bargain as a result, we have been seeing lines like this all afternoon people trying to do anything they can to help with that bite at the pump. it's rough out there as now. >> i mean, there's a lot of conspiracy theories on why the gas is so high but everybody agrees it's so painful and frustrating. >> reporter: an all-time record. >> we make it easy to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. just head to our website, cbssf.com/gas. end enter your zip code. >>> the nation unemployment rate fell to 7.8%, of the first time it was under 8% since january 2009. today, news moved unemployment front and center in the presidential election. the unemployment rate reported today was better than expected down three-tenths of 1% to go below 8%. good news? depends on who you ask. >> if the numbers are accurate, that's always a positive thing. i don't know how could you spin it negatively. but i'm sure someone will. >> reporter: he's right. especially in an election year, one number has many interpret
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
come to live with and work with there. for the environment we had. we felt we needed more and not less. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department, we need this. and the answer kept coming back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons, i don't know. >> sharyl, do those believe that if, in fact, those security teams had not been withdrawn, even though they can't really know the answer, but they may very well have been able to resisted the attack and saved lives? >> well, they certainly talked about that according to colonel wood. he says he wonders. he told us that armed members of his military team as well as the companion state department security team would have traveled to benghazi with ambassador wood had they still been in the country on september 11th. but on that day the u.s. was down 34 highly trained security officers in libya compared to just six months before. the state department told us they're still sorting through everything but that they don't see evidence of a lot of security requests that were denied. charlie? >> th
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